An Alum Rock school trustee’s comments about kicking ass and lining folks up in front of a firing squad got him banned from the dais.
ARUSD Superintendent Hilaria Bauer filed a stay-away order against a trustee who threatened violence against her at an Aug. 9 meeting.
Yet another report came out that puts the troubled Alum Rock Union Elementary School District in a bad light.
Reform advocates in Alum Rock Union Elementary School District celebrated some major victories Tuesday.
Alum Rock Union board president Esau Herrera reportedly skipped an important meeting last week to watch the Mexican pop sensation.
The Alum Rock Union School District gave incendiary board president Khanh Tran the boot only to appoint a like-minded successor.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled last week that five provisions of the state education code are unconstitutional, including teacher tenure, sending shock waves from Eureka to San Diego.
I fear we are entering a new cycle of benign neglect of school reform, where the status quo continues and student achievement results do not match the urgency of the time. Yet there are some true reformers that should be mentioned.
Parents of Alum Rock Union School District students, community members and Somos Mayfair plan to protest in advance of tonight’s school board meeting and the potential appointment of a new board member. The protest, which is scheduled to start 30 minutes before the 6pm board meeting, hopes to sway trustees Esau Herrera, Dolores Marquez and Andres Quintero from appointing a new board member before Karen Martinez joins the board in December. Martinez won a trustee seat in this month’s election and the county does not certify results until Dec. 4.
Alum Rock Union School District trustees are making moves to fill a vacancy left by Darcie Green’s departure. School board watchers believe the existing majority has settled on one of two candidates: Patricia Martinez-Roach, who lost two elections this year; and Javier Gonzalez, who was passed over for a county education post. The apparent fast-tracking of the process has created a firestorm in the community.